A (501) (C) (3) charitable corporation designed to receive contributions, memorial gifts and property.  Educational projects related to the Trucking Industry and Scholarships to deserving students who are children of MTA member employees that are enrolled in scholastic endeavors is the primary objective.

SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM

Over ten years ago, the Mississippi Trucking Association Foundation Scholarship Program was created.  Scholarships are offered through the Mississippi Trucking Association Foundation, the Mike McLarty Endowment, the John Fayard Endowment, the H. Dean Cotten Endowment, the G. Larry Kerr Endowment, the R. Gene Holmes Endowment, and the Vernon G. Sawyer Endowment.

For further information contact Shelby Clemmer at the MTA office at (601) 354-0616 or sclemmer@mstrucking.org

Scholarship applications will be available March 1st, 2018 for the year 2018-2019.

If you are interested in receiving an application please email sclemmer@mstrucking.org

 

Recipients from the 2017 Scholarship Luncheon are pictured as followed (R to L):

Ricky Burrow, Michael Arrington, Jermeria Arrington, Philip Tapscott, Kenna Kuhn, Quinn Frommeyer, Chandler Powell, Marty Jones, Gabriel Barrios.

2017-2018 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

Ryeley Jacobs, Mississippi State University, Rocking C Truck Lines

Kenna Kuhn, Mississippi State University, Total Transportation

Julia McKinney, University of MS Medical Center, Total Transportation

Chandler Powell, Mississippi State University, Jones Logistics

Brooks Rahaim, University of Southern Mississippi, Jones Logistics

Peyton Richards, University of Mississippi, KLLM Transport Services

Philip Tapscott, University of Southern Mississippi, Miller Transporters

G. LARRY KERR ENDOWMENT

Emily Moran, University of Southern Mississippi, Total Transportation

Reid Cooley, University of Southern Mississippi, Whitestone Transportation

JOHN FAYARD ENDOWMENT

Quinn Frommeyer, University of Mississippi, John Fayard Moving & Warehousing

H. DEAN COTTEN ENDOWMENT

Jermeria Arrington, Jackson State University, Ergon Trucking

Michael Arrington, Jackson State University, Ergon Trucking

MIKE MCLARTY ENDOWMENT

Gabriella Thompson, University of Mississippi, Royal Trucking Company

Ricky Burrow, University of Southern Mississippi, Dunn Roadbuilders

R.GENE HOLMES ENDOWMENT

Marty Jones, CoLin Diesel Mechanic Program

VERNON G. SAWYER ENDOWMENT

Gabriel Barrios, CoLin Diesel Mechanic Program